William Chapman has joined Tarkett Commercial as vice president of manufacturing.

Previously, he served as general manager for Patrick Industries in Joy, Pa. Prior to that, Chapman spent more than 15 years at Armstrong World Industries working in various manufacturing capacities.

"Bill brings to Tarkett Commercial a strong and extensive background in manufacturing leadership," said Gilles de Beaumont, president of Tarkett Commercial in North America. "I am confident that, under his direction, the company will continue to thrive and provide the industry with products featuring the highest level of performance and design."

In his new position, Chapman is responsible for developing a manufacturing plan that is consistent with and supports the Tarkett Commercial vision to produce flooring products that are both innovative and cost-effective, as well as directing the resources necessary to implement the plan.